Network Administrator Senior

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Administration
Doral, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Network Security


REQ#: RQ170221
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Please take this opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs! US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting-edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team.


· Provides advice and training to end-users and less-experienced network personnel Identifies, analyzes, and resolves network incidents and problems.

· Provides network/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance. Determines network specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

· Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment associated with USBICES.

· Participates in special projects as assigned. Analyzes, administers, and maintains voice, video, and/or data communications networks.

· Manages the usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks

· Maintains network to meet Enterprise Service Availability and Service Level Agreement requirements.

· Utilizes IT Service Management (ITSM) Principles to identify, categorize, prioritize, escalate, troubleshoot, and resolve incidents.

· Maintains network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures.

· Participates in the development and implementation of network-related procedures and standards.

· Interfaces with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.

· Assists with development of third-party monitoring actions and procedures for network infrastructure.

Required Qualifications:

· 5+ years of experience.

· Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance.

· BA/BS degree – may substitute additional years of experience.

· Must possess a completed CCNA certification.

· Must meet DoD 8750 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire

· Knowledge and experience with routing and switching protocols (e.g. OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Spanning Tree Protocol, ISAKMP, ESP, SIP, SCCP, etc.)

· Knowledge and experience with current Cisco IOS software and hardware features

· Experience working directly with hardware vendors involved in the incident resolution process.

· Provides Tier I-II support for problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.

· Experience with STIG patching, compliance, and other security activities

· Experience using Network management tools and concepts.

· Ideal candidate will have experience with distributed network environment.

· Experience with Cisco routers and switches, supporting DOD networks.

· Experience with creating network diagrams using Microsoft Visio.

· Experience with twisted pair cable, Patch Panels, and other layer 1 maintenance and installation.

· Candidate must be willing to perform systems maintenance duties after-hours and on weekends.

· Candidate must be willing to be on-call for troubleshooting and support.

· The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.

***Must be willing to work shift work, weekends, and holidays when required.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Knowledge and experience of NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC).

· Knowledge and experience with Juniper Junos OS (SRX series)

· Completed CCNP Enterprise & or CCNP Security

· Knowledge of Cisco Catalyst and Cisco Nexus series switches

· Knowledge of Cisco ISR (1000, 4000 series) and Catalyst (8000 series) routers

· Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets

· Knowledge of Cisco Firepower series firewalls and or Palo Alto Firewalls.

· Knowledge (to include instillation) of Type 1 Encryption: e.g. KG-175, KG-250

· Knowledge of configuration of Cisco IOS, Cisco IOS-XE, and NX-OS

· Knowledge of network management applications including Solarwinds

· Knowledge and experience with HAIPE-based encryption devices

· Knowledge and experience with Multicast and GRE Routing

· Knowledge of Virtualization technologies as they apply to networking: VMware

· Understanding of network virtualization

· Knowledge and experience with data center networking

· Knowledge and experience with VoIP/VTC collaboration systems

· Cisco VoIP experience desired.


Top 5 Key Search Words: 1) Network Security; 2); Encryption 3); Virtual and Physical Networking; 4) VPN Routing, 5) CCNA

Manager: Zach Zeiler

Interviewers: Zach, William Weaver, Robert Worrell

Labor Category: Network Administrator Senior (WI608)

Travel Requirement: 10%

Onsite/Hybrid/Remote: Onsite



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.